Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Terry Canales
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/28/2017

Number of Bills: 80

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (75):
HB 209 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/09/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 9 2017 10:49AM
Caption: Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools.

HB 211 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the participation of students under the supervision of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

HB 213 Author: Canales | Uresti, Tomas
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding electronic access to instructional materials provided in printed book format purchased for public schools.

HB 214 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to a recording of certain proceedings of the Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals and the publication of the recordings.

HB 215 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.

HB 217 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Committee report distributed: Mar 28 2017 8:43AM
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain persons to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on a person's residence homestead.

HB 229 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the electronic recording and admissibility of certain custodial interrogations.

HB 230 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/14/2017 H Referred to Economic & Small Business Development: Feb 14 2017 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of school bus drivers for unemployment compensation benefits.

HB 316 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of another in capital felony cases.

HB 317 Author: Canales | Collier
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consideration by certain employers of the consumer credit reports of certain employees and applicants for employment; providing administrative penalties.

HB 318 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the fund for veterans' assistance for grants to improve the level of health services provided to certain veterans.

HB 319 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to a distance learning program at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

HB 320 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land if a change in use of the land occurs.

HB 321 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the development of a statewide motor vehicle registration program to prevent transnational motor vehicle theft; authorizing fees.

HB 322 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction.

HB 323 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
Caption: Relating to the award of court costs, storage fees, and attorney's fees in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding.

HB 324 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the recording and disclosure of certain grand jury proceedings that involve a governmental employee.

HB 325 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent offenses.

HB 326 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees.

HB 327 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the sale of wine and beer on Sundays.

HB 341 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Higher Education: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to requiring certain textbook publishers to offer electronic textbooks.

HB 342 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to notice provided to a court regarding certain defendants placed on state jail felony community supervision.

HB 343 Author: Canales | Guillen
Last Action: 02/16/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 16 2017 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain disabled veterans and surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans.

HB 344 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain criminal asset forfeiture proceedings.

HB 345 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit.

HB 346 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/15/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 15 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense for which an indictment or information was dismissed with prejudice.

HB 347 Author: Canales | Miller | Lucio III
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the issuance of digital identification.

HB 348 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/29/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence in an asset forfeiture proceeding and the seizure and forfeiture of certain property.

HB 349 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Government Transparency & Operation: Feb 21 2017 5:26PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure under the public information law of certain information related to parades, concerts, or other events open to the general public that are paid for with public funds.

HB 350 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/15/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.

HB 351 Author: Canales | White | Collier | Leach | Murr
Last Action: 03/27/2017 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants; authorizing a fee.

HB 662 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to a credit toward payment of costs for a defendant confined in jail or other facility before sentencing.

HB 663 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to the ownership and disposition of official court reporter notes and transcripts; authorizing fees.

HB 664 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/16/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the release on bail of a defendant arrested following a violation of a condition of community supervision.

HB 665 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that contractors verify compliance with wage payment laws in contracts with public bodies.

HB 666 Author: Canales
Last Action: 12/20/2016 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain nonviolent misdemeanor offenses.

HB 667 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person's waiver of a right to an expunction or to an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information with respect to a criminal offense.

HB 668 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 27 2017 3:33PM
Caption: Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.

HB 669 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.

HB 670 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/28/2017 H Committee report distributed: Mar 28 2017 8:43AM
Caption: Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to certain criminal offenses.

HB 822 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

HB 1096 Author: Canales | Lozano
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to establish a policy and prevention and outreach program on campus sexual assault, family violence, and stalking.

HB 1097 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/13/2017 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 13 2017 3:28PM
Caption: Relating to the expunction of records in residential eviction suits.

HB 1098 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the amount of late fees that may be charged to certain tenants.

HB 1099 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or other emergency assistance.

HB 1100 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/21/2017 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Feb 21 2017 12:03PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit to host a charity hunt outside the regular hunting season; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 1668 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the waiver of governmental immunity of a county or sheriff's department for claims arising from a final decision of certain civil service commissions.

HB 1717 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Energy Resources: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to wind energy conversion systems and facilities and the rights of owners of land on which the systems and facilities are located; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 1742 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.

HB 1743 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 6 2017 3:34PM
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on court reporting.

HB 1823 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/22/2017 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 22 2017 11:37AM
Caption: Relating to properly recorded diacritical marks in vital statistics records, driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and personal identification certificates.

HB 2526 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 23 2017 4:10PM
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue for sporting-related facilities in certain municipalities.

HB 2678 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/02/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to a study on the creation of bilingual zones in certain areas of this state.

HB 2679 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the use of certain previous convictions for enhancing the penalty for certain subsequent offenses.

HB 2680 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 23 2017 11:29AM
Caption: Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions.

HB 2937 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/06/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which a licensed hospital may offer dual credit courses to public high school students.

HB 3235 Author: Canales | Muñoz, Jr.
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Hidalgo County.

HB 3400 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to allowing the holder of a brewpub license to sell beer, ale, and malt liquor to certain qualified persons outside the state.

HB 3403 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/08/2017 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to require that certain oil and gas operations be set back a certain distance from child-care facilities and schools.

HR 315 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/08/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 8 2017 2:23PM
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Run, Ride & Share Day.

HR 324 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 11:52AM
Caption: Congratulating Miranda Jasso on being crowned Miss PreTeen Galaxy 2017.

HR 326 Author: Canales
Last Action: 02/27/2017 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2017 11:59AM
Caption: Congratulating Nola Maresh of Edinburg on being crowned Little Miss Galaxy 2017.

HR 555 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/03/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 3 2017 9:02PM
Caption: Congratulating Angelisa Rendon on being named the 2017 Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg Rio Grande Valley and the South Texas Area Council.

HR 617 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/07/2017 H Reported enrolled: Mar 7 2017 6:59PM
Caption: Honoring artist Marco Govea of McAllen.

HR 967 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: In memory of former United States congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza.

HR 968 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: In memory of Leonardo V. Camarillo of Edinburg.

HR 969 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Fernando Castillo of the Donna Independent School District on his receipt of the 2017 Superintendent's Award from Abydos Learning International.

HR 970 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating principal Celia Martinez of J. W. Caceres Elementary School on being named 2015-2016 Administrator of the Year by the Texas Educational Support Staff Association.

HR 971 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating three students from Johnny G. Economedes High School in Edinburg on their selection as 2017 Texas All-State Orchestra members by the Texas Music Educators Association.

HR 972 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Commending South Texas College, the City of Pharr, and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD for creating the Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence.

HR 973 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Veronica Estrada of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on her receipt of a McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award.

HR 974 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Commending Bert Guerra for his efforts to preserve the spirit of the historic Cine El Rey in McAllen.

HR 975 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating Lamar Academy students Juan Pablo Flanagan, Sabrina Benitez, and Sofia Escobar on having their science experiment selected for the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program Mission 9.

HR 976 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/21/2017 H Referred to Rules & Resolutions: Mar 21 2017 12:01PM
Caption: Congratulating the Edinburg Consolidated ISD for having 16 elementary schools earn all the TEA distinction designations for which they were eligible.

HR 1025 Author: Canales
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico.

Joint Author (5):
HB 50 Author: White | Bernal | Canales
Last Action: 02/13/2017 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 13 2017 3:06PM
Caption: Relating to the discharge or waiver of fines and costs imposed on indigent defendants.

HB 281 Author: Howard | Guillen | Canales
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used to collect and preserve evidence of a sex offense.

HB 1819 Author: Springer | Dale | Canales | Moody | Capriglione
Last Action: 03/20/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.

HB 2120 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Canales
Last Action: 03/23/2017 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to good conduct time earned by certain inmates and the consideration of release on parole for those inmates.

HB 3013 Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Canales
Last Action: 03/27/2017 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 27 2017 3:21PM
Caption: Relating to incentives to encourage landowners to destroy, remove, or treat citrus trees located in a pest management zone.

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